Regional Director of the Southeast headquarters of the Center for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS).
Research Professor at CIESAS (since 2012).
National System of Researchers, Level II.
President of the Board of Directors of the Fray Matías de Córdova Human Rights Center.
Researcher affiliated with CISIDAT.
Border dynamics, transnationalism, migration, and mobility, integration of immigrants; the dynamic relationship between agency and structure.
Objective: “ee) Describe and analyze the dynamics of mobility and permanence of Guatemalan workers in Mexico and reconstruction of their expectations, needs, and imaginations.” Part of the project TRANSBOUNDARY REGION MEXICO-GUATEMALA: REGIONAL DIMENSION AND BASES FOR ITS INTEGRAL DEVELOPMENT. (FIRST PHASE, 2017-2018)
Guatemala-Mexico Binational Group for Border Studies: Cross-Border Dynamics and Multidimensional Perspectives.
Stigma and unmet sexual and reproductive health needs among international migrant sex workers at the Mexico-Guatemala border. Rocha-Jiménez T, Morales-Miranda S, Fernández-Casanueva C, Brouwer KC, Goldenberg SM. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2018 Oct;143(1):37-43.
HIV Risk Behaviors and Correlates of Inconsistent Condom Use Among Substance Using Migrants at the Mexico/Guatemala Border. Conners EE, Swanson K, Morales-Miranda S, Fernández Casanueva C, Mercer VJ, Brouwer KC. AIDS Behav. 2017 Jul;21(7):2033-2045.
Influence of peer support on HIV/STI prevention and safety amongst international migrant sex workers: A qualitative study at the Mexico-Guatemala border. Febres-Cordero B, Brouwer KC, Rocha-Jimenez T, Fernandez-Casanueva C, Morales-Miranda S, Goldenberg SM. PLoS One. 2018 Jan 5;13(1):e0190787.
The influence of migration in substance use practices and HIV/STI-related risks of female sex workers at a dynamic border crossing. Rocha-Jiménez T, Morales-Miranda S, Fernández-Casanueva C, Brouwer KC. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2019 Feb 22:1-18.